|Story of Shoes, A (Part II)|
0728 PA8883 Story of Shoes, A
Downloads: 1,689 (3 reviews)
|Build Your Vocabulary - Coronet Instructional Films|
Dramatizes the story of a father, who, after finding himself at a loss for words at a public meeting, follows his son's lead and starts a campaign of vocabulary improvement.
Keywords: Literacy; Words; Self-improvement
Downloads: 12,614 (5 reviews)
|Education for Excellence (Part I)|
0722 PA8847 Education for Excellence
Keywords: need meta
Downloads: 2,938 (8 reviews)
|Man to Man - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Salesmanship and psychology instruction for gun dealers.
Keywords: Sales: Training; Hunting
Downloads: 7,096 (9 reviews)
|Speech: Stage Fright and What to Do About It - Centron Productions|
Expressionistic film on dealing with fear of public speaking, filmed in Lawrence, Kansas.
Keywords: Communication: Speech; Psychology
Downloads: 6,249 (8 reviews)
|Cooking: Terms and What They Mean - Centron Productions|
A young wife learns common cooking terms so as to better take care of her new husband.
Keywords: Home economics: Cooking; Gender roles; Marriage
Downloads: 14,142 (13 reviews)
|Leave It to Roll-Oh - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Tongue-in-cheek film showing a domestic robot freeing housewives of their chores (and intimating that their work is hardly necessary); actually a promo showing how relays and switches function in the modern automobile. Shown at the New York World's Fair in 1940.
Keywords: Robotics; Gender roles; Futurism
Downloads: 31,723 (16 reviews)
|Case of Spring Fever, A - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Gilbert Willoughby is punished for voicing Luddite ideas (complaining about pesky springs) by "Coily," an obnoxious, animated spring who subjects him to the hassles of a springless world.
Keywords: Physics: Springs; Animation; Technology: Critiques
Downloads: 1,092,576 (13 reviews)
|Destination Earth - Sutherland (John) Productions|
In this corporate-sponsored cartoon, Martian dissidents learn that oil and competition are the two things that make America great.
Keywords: Economics; Oil industry; Advertising: Animation
Downloads: 142,265 (23 reviews)
|One Got Fat: Bicycle Safety - Interlude Films|
A group of children, all wearing ape masks, rides their bicycles to the park for a picnic. Along the way, all but one are eliminated for violating basic bike safety rules. This strange film was narrated by Edward Everett Horton. Script and Direction: Dale Jennings. Photography: Max Hutto. Art Direction: Ralph Hulett. With Dick Hutto, Janice Powell, Lucie Hagens, Ralph Hulett, Clyde L. Johnson, Dave Hembree, Colleen Hutto, Charles Hagens, Kevin Lindsay, Dan Whitehead, Don Moody, Diane Chambers, S...
Keywords: Bicycles; Safety: Bicycle; Animals: Apes
Downloads: 106,216 (41 reviews)
|Habit Patterns - Knickerbocker Productions|
"Goofus and Gallant"-style film on the misadventures of a teenage girl who is a victim of her own bad habits, with a harrowing and patronizing narration.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 34,531 (37 reviews)
|Visit to Santa, A - Williams (Clem) Films|
Santa Claus rides in a parade and walks kids through a relentless department-store Christmas display. Filmed in Pittsburgh.
Keywords: Christmas; Santa Claus; Consumerism
Downloads: 53,038 (50 reviews)
|My Japan - U.S. Treasury Department|
Complex and disturbing anti-Japanese propaganda film produced to spur the sale of U.S. war bonds. CONTENT ADVISORY: Explicit racism and extreme violence.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 251,008 (94 reviews)